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>> carolyn: good morning, thanks for joining us. i'm carolyn tyler. novato fire investigators are looking for one or hour arson enlists suspected of setting a spree of fires last night. it started in the ignacio area that was told by a dozen or more grass fires on the hillsides nearby. this one burned up to a house, but no serious property damage. novato has been plagued by fires over the years. they think it was probably the work of kids. >> we probably have an idea these are juveniles. we don't know for sure but that is direction we're leaning. our arson investigators are on the scene. >> carolyn: they won't give specifics how those fires are being started. anyone with information should contact novato police because they are the ones leading this investigation. >>> in the east bay, investigators believe faulty smoke detectors may have led to a deadly fire in bay point. contra costa fire crews were called to the valley oak town homes yesterday morning. fire chief says the body of a woman in her 60s were found in the building. the fire destroyed one unit and damaged two other
>> carolyn: good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm carolyn tyler. just a few hours until the san francisco 49ers meet and we hope beat the new york giants in the playoff game. action takes place at candlestick park and the fans are ready. john alston joins us live from outside the parking lot and the excitement begins to build. >> reporter: the party has started and so has the rain. it just started sprinkling a short time ago and expected to get a lot worse. people in rvs setting up barbecue pits getting ready. we found one gentleman that came from humboldt county as he did for every home game. >> we're regulars here. we come down every home game. we park here at least one day ahead of time. it's allowed. so we have a good time and get together and chew the fat. >> reporter: they have couple more hours to chew the fat. the parking lot opens at 11:30. gates open at 12:30 and kickoff is at 3:30 this afternoon. some problems with new orleans fans saying they were abused, san francisco police will keeping an eye situation. police have undercover officers wearing giants outfits and th
>> carolyn: good morning, i'm carolyn tyler. we are getting an exclusive look this morning at the mess occupy oakland demonstrators made inside city hall last night. nearly 300 protestors were arrested during a niet day and night of confrontations with police. sergio, the mayor took you on a tour of the damage. >> reporter: good morning. they did give us a first look of the damage that was done by people that forced their way into city hall. a lot of damage is restricted to a broken window and papers strewn throughout the lobby area and graffiti and also the california and american flags were taken out to the front of the city hall and burned. last night, the mayor and her staff said they are tolerance for violence, occupy demonstrations in oakland has come to an end. >> city hall were was a target of the demonstrators when a few people forced their way in and made a mess of the place. jean quan voiced her frustration. >> occupy oakland has to stop using oakland as the playground and people in the occupy movement have to stop making excuses of this behavior. >> at the heigh
>>> good morning, i'm carolyn tyler. >> carolyn: this morning, firefighters are mopping up after a house fire in the richmond district. it begin at 2:30 this morning. when they first arrived at 42nd avenue and balboa street, firefighters reported seeing flames shooting out of a second-story window. that fire burned for two and a half hours. investigators are now trying to determine the cause. >>> this morning, 49ers fans are waking up celebrating that the team is one win away from going back to the superbowl for the first time in 17 years. 49ers advanced to next sunday's n.f.c. championship game defeating the new orleans saints in a thriller yesterday. here is synopsis. after a lead, niners trailed 32-29 about a minute 37 left in the game. with nine seconds left. alex smith hits vernon davis for a 14-yard touchdown to give 49ers one of most dramatic wins in the franchise history. >> right now, it feels like the best. it really does. like i said before, i can't recall a win like this in spectacular fashion. and a great team win. live or die. we live. we move on and we move on in s
tonight. >> thank you. good morning, everyone. thanks nor joining us. i'm carolyn tyler. six young people are recovering this morning after being shot at a sweet 16 party in antioch. police say about 80 people were at the house party on wilmont lane when it suddenly turned violent around 10:30 last night. police say a fight broke utility -- out in the garage between two groups, quickly escalating into a shootout. one person was taken by helicopter to a walnut creek hospital and underwent surgery -- injury to the leg. others have less serious wounds. the victims age in range from 13 to 21. >> football parties will soon be starting around the bay area, ahead of the championship game. and some are already camped out hoping to be one of the first to tailgate. parking lots open at 11:30. fans from both teams are ready to claim victory. abc7s nick smith went to a local sports bar where the pregame celebration began last night. >> let's go giants! >> let's go giants! >> giants fans have invaded san francisco. and if sheer enthusiasm were enough to secure the nfc championship game, the crowd at a
for joining us. i'm carolyn tyler. dozens of police remain on guard at oakland city hall this hour after arresting nearly 300 occupy oakland demonstrators last night. tear gas and gas bang grenades mark the most turn plant clash with police since their encampment was torn down last november. there were last arrests at the downtown ymca. one band of roaming protesters also vandalized city hall. the damage inside is still being assessed this morning. sergio reports. >> city hall became one of the targets of demonstrators when a few people managed to force their way in and make a mess of the place. a visibly flustered jean quan voiced her frustration with the latest demonstration. >> the occupy oakland has got to stop using oakland as its playground and that people in the community and people in the occupy movement have to stop making excuses for this behavior. >> at the height of protestors during the day, demonstrators squared off at police. some tossed objects at officers and police responded with flash bangs and nobody grenades. as the day war on, several conflicts erupted, like this on
anywhere. carolyn tyler spoke with the sheriff and had his reaction to that conversation. >>reporter: it was d-day for san francisco mayor lee. time for a heart to heart talk with embattled sheriff ross about his future. >> it's an opportunity time for the mayor. i would do this for any elected official or department head. if they are so distracted and i see that happening that i would ask them to consider making a personal position of their own. i don't want to putney more pressure on the sheriff. i think he has enough. >>reporter: but there's no doubt the mayor wants the sheriff to take a leave while he fights charges of domestic abuse. the sheriff says the meeting this afternoon in the mayor's office was cordial. did he ask you to step down. >> no. >>reporter: have you offered to do that? >> no. >>reporter: why do you think you can run the office effectively. >> i already am. i mean i am doing just that. at any time i'm putting in well over 40 hours a week here in the offic office. it's not a straight 8 to 5 job. i make sure that at any time that i am attending to is
an lombard street. lillian joins us live tonight. lillian? >> carolyn there's a concern the hillside could slide again which is why the city has deemed 3 condo units unsafe for now. >> this rock here 7 cubic yard. >>reporter: san francisco department of public work spokesperson is trying to protect the public from more falling rock. heavy rain caused this section of the hill to give way this morning. boulder snramd a car parked to condo building. crew since working on installing a barrie barrier. >> if we have any further rock fall we are hoping at least we won't get past here and any loose rock will in the get through the safety net put here. >>reporter: only a temporary solution until tomorrow. that's when engineers hope to determine the stability of the hillside. until then resident at 3 units that are closest to the slide have been told to vacate. order doesn't affect done walker in a different section of the building and home at the time of the slichltd i didn't know it was a ridiculous slide. so you knowed lake an earthquake or something an everything was shaking in our apartm
by the middle of the week. >> thank you, lisa. good morning, everyone. thanks for joining us. i'm carolyn tyler. developing news in san francisco's richmond district. this morning firefighters have been battling a house fire since 2:30 this morning. take a look at these flames. when they first arrived at 42nd avenue and balboa street, fire crews reported seeing flames shooting out of a second story window. there is no word yet on any injuries as fire crews are still busy trying to get this under control. we will bring you more information as it becomes available. >>> this morning 49'ers fans are waking up celebrating. the team is now just one win away from going back to the super bowl for the first time in 17 years. the 49'ers advance to next sunday's nfc championship game, defeating the new orleans saints in a thriller yesterday. after jumping out to a 17-0 lead, the 49'ers found themselves trailing 32-29, saints, with just a minute thirty-seven left in the game but the niners were not done. with just nine seconds left, alex smith hits vernon davis for a 14-yard touchdown to give the 49'ers on
, polluting the bay. more tonight from carolyn tyler. >> conveyor belt was idol this afternoon at metal management in redwood city. epa says the belt is used to move thousands of pound of shredded metal from cars to ship bound for asian 8. that belt was function oning in such a way that metal and p cb and mercury, copper, lead and p cb were ending up going directly into the san francisco bay which is a violation of the clean water act. >>reporter: the regional administrator says the p cb levels were up to continue,000 times over what was expected and the mercury 100 times. danger to fish, wild life and human. >> obviously fishermen and this is a worry for them. >>reporter: epa has taken photo of the largest metal electronic recycler in the world. and inspectors sent to the facility found evidence of pollution at both the shipping and rail car receiving areas. >> my immediate reaction to what i saw at the water edge was somewhat alarming. >>reporter: epa says the violations may have been going on as far back as 1992. agency is now demanding similar put prevention plan in place and
. good morning, everyone. thanks nor joining us, i'm carolyn tyler. at least six occupy oakland protestors face charges this morning, including vandalism assaulting police officers and possessing explosives after an anti-police march last night. starting around 8:00 they marched from the plaza. they snaked through downtown. they claim they have been harassed at occupy oakland events in recent weeks. some marchers broke patrol windows, vandalized news advance and someone also lit a fire near 8th and washington street. they uncovered an explosive equal to a quarter stick of dynamite. some occupy oakland protestors are condemning the actions of others saying the majority do not condone that violence. and occupy san jose they will march today from city hall to the santa clara county courthouse starting at noon. this event coincides with the court case held 126 years ago known as santa clara county versus southern pacific railroad. this 1886 case stemmed from the railroad's refusal to pay taxes. it was a dispute over ch
in for carolyn tyler. san francisco police say they are still investigating a case of a stolen monkey that was returned to the zoo yesterday. here's a picture of banana sam safe in his keeper's arms. the 17-year-old squirrel monkey was taken by the zoo thursday night. zoo officials say someone cut through the gate, climbed through the roof of the primate exhibit building and broke into the squirrel monkey habitat. a man called police yesterday and said he found the monkey in stern grove two miles from the zoo. he said he coaxed the monkey into his backpack. he said banana sam seems okay but they doubt that recovery story. >> he looks pretty good. thirsty, hungry, trembling a little bit but we did an exam and he did pretty good. knowledge. >> is it easy to coax a monkey into a backpack? >> i would say not. a monkey would be place into a backpack forcefully. >> the investigation remains open. so far the man hasn't tried to claim the $5,000 reward. he won't be on business play for a while. keepers want to make sure he's okay and repair the damage to his habitat. >>> there is throwing con
it for february 24th one month from tomorrow. but tonight a new accuser has come forward. carolyn tyler has the story. >>reporter: this morning the sheriff was granted a speedy trial. this afternoon annex girlfriend came forward telling us she is willing to testify against him. the woman whom we are not identifying described the sheriff as a pit bull and bully during her year long relationship with him that began in 2007. woman filed a police report yesterday and tells abc 7 that in one incident he pushed me up against a wall. grabbing my arm and yelling. he caused a bruise that he apologized for. according to court documents the wife lopez accused him of bruising her arm occurring a new years eve confrontation. the shave has pled not guilty to 3 misdemeanor charges. and he has support. >> they are trying to take down a good man who stands for the city and fought for the city passionately. >>reporter: his attorney says this is one of the most over blown cases he has ever seen. >> if in times of the investigation the publicity, the amount of evidence. >>reporter: attorney wagner tol
violence. but he left the meeting saying he's not going anywhere. carolyn tyler spoke with the sheriff and had his reaction to that conversation. >>reporter: it was d-day for san francisco mayor lee. time for a heart to heart talk with embattled sheriff ross about his future. >> it's an opportunity time for the mayor. i would do this for any elected official or department head. if they are so distracted and i see that happening that i would ask them to consider making a personal position of their own. i don't want to putney more pressure on the sheriff. i think he has enough. >>reporter: but there's no doubt the mayor wants the sheriff to take a leave while he fights charges of domestic abuse. the sheriff says the meeting this afternoon in the mayor's office was cordial. did he ask you to step down. >> no. >>reporter: have you offered to do that? >> no. >>reporter: why do you think you can run the office effectively. >> i already am. i mean i am doing just that. at any time i'm putting in well over 40 hours a week here in the offic office. it's not a straight 8 to 5 job.
. story tonight from carolyn tyler. >>reporter: tim says he was bussed by a woman catholic church whp avenues young boy but took him 30 years to come forward this causes severe injuries that has life long effects crippling injury and sometimes you don't understand that until decades later. >>reporter: he came to the california supreme court where the justices are sdaiding how latest too late to bring a clergy abuse lawsuit. the case involves late reverend donald who once served at saint joe parish in hayward. 6 brothers say he molested them during the 1970's. but they did not link that to their psychological problems until 2006. that was three years after the california legislature extended the statute of limitations and open add one year window in 2003 for victims to sue. the spokesman for the oakland day cease believes that means time is up. >> that statute of limitation that in 2003 opened up that opportunity many gave hundreds and hundreds of people throughout the state their day in court. all but l several of those case were his settled including many that included the dio
tonight from carolyn tyler. >>reporter: well the pressure is mounting on l ross even member of transition team among those here at city hall today calling for him to resign. step down. while this investigation is under way. and while that news conference was under way, take a look at this unbee known as to anyone but photographer luke of the fog city journal, his wife lopez was there in the group. lchblingt he snapped these pictures of her. she was wearing dark glasses. she did not identify herself. she didn't say anything. mercury's attorney said she was on her way to visit him at city hall. you have to wonder though what she was thinking as those women were speaking on her behalf. demonstrators say that he should rae sign or step down while he's being investigated. for domestic violence. newly elected sheriff is accused of grabbing his wife's arm and causing a bruise on new year's eve. investigators say they have the video to private. video taken by a neighbor. members of the domestic violence consortium say the the allegations are serious and they are also incensed at the way th
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